I have just enjoyed beautiful bluegrass music by famous "Seldom Scene" group. That was a live concert we attended in Glen Allen art center this evening.
Particular pleasure was listening virtuously paling on Dobro, strange
looking guitar with "Russian" "good" name.
I looked up the word on Wikipedia and indeed that "Dobro" instrument
name was invented having in mind the Slavic meaning of the word!
Check yourself: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dobro :
'The name originated in 1928 when the Dopyera brothers formed the Dobro Manufacturing Company. "Dobro" is both a contraction of "Dopyera brothers" and a word meaning "goodness" in their native Slovak, and also in Slovenian, Bulgarian, Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Russian and Polish. An early company motto was "Dobro means good in any language."'
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Saturday, January 28, 2012
Dobro - Guitar type name sounds like Russian "добро"
Posted by Igor Trubin at 8:47 PM
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